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RIC VI, LUGDUNUM [after 291], CONSTANTINE, UNLISTED BUST TYPE [D]

  

OBVERSE

IMPCCONSTANTINVSPFAVG [IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG]; bust r., laur., dr., cuir., seen from rear [D].

REVERSE

GENIO-POPROM [GENIO POP ROM]; Genius stg. l., head towered, loins draped, r. holding patera, l. cornucopiae; altar to l. CI in left field, H over S in right field. PLC in exergue.

NOT IN RIC

UNLISTED BUST TYPE - D. Not attested for obv. legend 3a (p. 263). Note that attribution of this bust type could be disputable: CORRIGENDA, VOL. VI, BUST TYPES SEEN FROM REAR. Coin should be listed after LUGDUNUM 291.

NOTES

Weight 5.45 g; diameter 27 mm. Coin sold on Roma Numismatics E-SALE 72 (lot 1519) in June 2020 for GBP 140.

Other specimens:

- from eBay, March 2015; weight 6.84 g; diameter 26 mm [click for picture];

- from Ian Sellars' collection; weight 7.13 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- sold on Naville Numismatics Live Auction 50 (lot 633) in June for GBP 30; weight 5.51 g; diameter 27 mm [click for picture];

- from: William Sharp Ogden, "A find of Roman bronze coins on the Little Orme's Head, North Wales", British Numismatic Journal 1906, p. 51 and plate III, no. 56 ; weight 6.87 g [click for picture].


NOT IN RIC © 2004 Lech Stępniewski